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RBI Cuts Rates, Won't Change A Thing, Startups Can Borrow Abroad: RBI Policy Decoded

RBI has cut rates by 0.25%. The repo rate – the rate at which banks borrow overnight from the RBI – is now at 6.25%. The reverse repo rate (at ...
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On Slack: 3-Crore Life Plan, Disinvestment Plan, Freight Sector Reforms, Impending IoT Disaster, One Nation – One Tax and much more…

The Slack Discussions The Slack group at Capital Mind Premium has been extremely active and here is a brief summary of some of the interesting things ...
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Chart: If Interest Rates Fall, Markets Also Seem To Fall!

Do interest rates really work opposite to market moves? Apparently, not quite so in India. We tracked repo rates (RBI) from 2001 and mapped it with the Nifty ...
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Negative Interest Rates: Now US Banks Charge You To Give Them Money, But There Is Hope

Indian banks charge you if you visit them. Or for cash deposits in “non home” branches. But certain US banks are finding it painful to take any ...

RBI Cuts Repo by 0.25%, Market Expected More

The RBI has cut the Repo rate by 0.25% in a move that was more or less expected (I actually thought they might not cut this time, given Subbarao’s ...

RBI Cuts Repo and CRR by 25 bps

Continuing the paused rate cut cycle, RBI cut the repo rate (at which banks borrow overnight from the RBI) by 0.25% to 7.75%. In addition, it brought the Cash ...

RBI Raises Rates by 0.25% to 8.5%

RBI has raised interest rates by 0.25%, taking the repo rate to 8.5% and the reverse repo to 7.5%. The repo rate is what banks pay to borrow overnight from the ...

RBI Straddles Growth and Inflation Before Rate Announcement

The latest RBI macroeconomic survey (Oct 2011) precedes their announcement on monetary policy today. Key parts in their outlook: Growth risks have increased on ...

RBI Raises Rates 0.25%: Sep 16, 2011

RBI moves rates up in it’s mid quarter review by 25 bps (0.25%) to 8.25%. This is a continuing anti-inflation stance that RBI has, which means raising rates ...

Will The RBI Raise Rates Again?

On Friday, the Reserve Bank of India will release the mid-quarter review of Monetary Policy (12 noon). Will it raise rates again, after 11 consecutive rate ...